Meet Our Team
MKFM is independently run by over 25 presenters and online contributors and our core management team below:
Darren Dorrington - Chief Executive
Darren brings a wealth of experience to MKFM and has led our team since MKFM’s early test broadcasts to our DAB launch in 2013 and FM during 2015.
As our CEO, Darren is responsible for the stations on-air and online output as well as ensuring we maintain our key commitments and community objectives.
Darren strongly believes in a 'One Station, One Community' approach, which means MKFM reaches and makes a fundamental difference to everyone in our area through our various platforms.
Lia Christodoulou - Head of Community and Commercial Partnerships
Lia has been part of bringing local radio back to Milton Keynes since MKFM's inception in 2011. Having previously worked at Horizon Radio, Lia has always been passionate about the value and power of local radio.
Lia works closely with local charities and community projects to ensure their vital causes have exposure on-air and online at MKFM. Lia also heads up MKFM's Principal Partner programme and insures our partners are supported and connected within the local community.
Joanne Ronan - Head of Sales and Advertising
Joanne has been our Head of Sales and Advertising since January 2017, building our commercial partnerships and creating our sales structure to where it is now.
Joanne loves to work closely with all of her clients and is very passionate about independent and local businesses in Milton Keynes and all the ways MKFM support them as a business. This dedication can be shown through the business relationships she holds with so many businesses in MK.
Charlotte Knowles - Head of News
Charlotte has been covering all things news for MKFM since March of 2021 and has kept Milton Keynes residents well-informed ever since.
Charlotte has full editorial control and manages the news output of MKFM and MKFM.com. Charlotte is passionate about providing clear and trustworthy stories to people online, on-air, and on social media.
With everything that has happened over the past few years, Charlotte also likes to highlight the positive goings-on within the local community.
To further ensure MKFM fulfils its community and funding objectives, our not for profit organisation is supported by Stadium MK.
MKFM is regulated by the government communications regulator Ofcom.
Board of Directors
Company Secretary and Head of Finance
If you have a question regarding MKFM and how we operate, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our team will respond asap.
Milton Keynes Community Foundation matches £20,000 in donations to local charities and community groups
Twice a year, MK Community Foundation helps to make your generosity go even further through their Match Fund Challenges.
Milton Keynes City Council funds free activities for children and young people this Easter
A programme of FREE activity sessions and food during the Easter school holidays is being organised by MK City Council to help families with children in receipt of benefit-related free school meals.
People in Milton Keynes can earn free vouchers by travelling green as part of new council pilot
A new rewards system is being piloted by Milton Keynes City Council, which will see residents earn free vouchers for travelling green.
20mph zones could be introduced in Milton Keynes town in bid to 'boost road safety'
Residents in an area of Milton Keynes could see multiple 30mph zones lowered to 20 as consultations currently take place.
Clean Bandit, Kula Shaka and other acts announced for popular festival near Milton Keynes
The Ampthill Festival will be welcoming big music acts from Friday 14th July through to Sunday 16th July.
Milton Keynes Gallery to open to visitors for late night exhibition experience
Residents will be able to experience MK Gallery out-of-hours next week, as it brings back L A T E S.
Filmmaker and trainer from Milton Keynes honoured with book dedication
Frank Scarito, a local filmmaker and trainer who has trained thousands of young people to make films through Junior Filmmakers, was honoured with a book dedication for his commitment to the organisation.
Brand new H&M store to open next weekend in Milton Keynes
High street fashion store H&M is moving from its current store to a 'larger' unit at centre:mk, with it set to open in April.
Family-owned Mexican churros business from Milton Keynes secures funding to help expand nationally
A Milton Keynes-based family-owned business has secured funding to help add more outlets around the country.
Two arrested following incident in Milton Keynes last night
Thames Valley Police have issued a statement to MKFM following an incident in Milton Keynes last night.
One in eight year 7 pupils in Milton Keynes cycle to school
Leaders from MK business, Council and voluntary organisations reacted positively to the findings of a large-scale survey of students’ travel behaviours and attitudes.
Milton Keynes shopping centre shortlists seven small businesses to pitch for free retail space
After dozens of entries to the small business competition called Hatch, Midsummer Place has created a shortlist of seven finalists.
- How To Listen To MKFM
- MKFM and GDPR Data Regulation
- Contact Us
- Complaints Procedure
- Competition Terms and Conditions
© 2020 MKFM Limited - Radio Made In Milton Keynes. Powered by Aiir.